Twins officials have hinted at a much more active winter. Expect the team to re-sign Jake Odorizzi and possibly Michael Pineda, then go hunting for starting pitching.
“I like the Twins,” said Kevin Millar, who played on that Red Sox team and who’s now a talking head on the MLB Network. “I don’t think they’re getting enough credit all the way through the board. This isn’t an 89-win team.”
Until Wednesday, the Loons had never won an MLS game they trailed at halftime, going 0-8 this season and 0-32-6 since joining the league in 2017.
Too many people have made it clear they care about only one thing when it comes to Moore: whether she returns to the Minnesota Lynx to play basketball.
MLB still hasn’t announced how the roster expansion and other proposed changes for 2020 are supposed to work. “We haven’t gotten clarification,” Indians manager Terry Francona said last weekend at Target Field. “It’s very vague.”
At least according to her teammates, including former league MVP Sylvia Fowles, who has taken to calling Collier “Roy,” fashioning a nickname from the initials for Rookie of the Year.
With the Twins squandering a 11 1/2 game lead in the AL Central, none of their relievers inspiring any confidence, and fear persisting that the Twins will blow the division to Cleveland, fans have welcomed whatever help the Twins can get.
Three Minnesota gymnasts — along with 17-year-old swimmer Regan Smith of Lakeville, who broke two world records at last month’s world championships — give the state a collection of up-and-comers to follow leading up to Olympic team selection.
The 11-11 Lynx played decently last Tuesday night in Augustus’ season debut, winning 85-69 in Atlanta. Treading carefully, the Lynx medical staff limited Augustus to stretches of three to four minutes at a time.
After the former Twin tested positive for an oral steroid in 2016, those skeptical of his heartwarming story jumped into full I-told-you-so mode. But the odd circumstances of Colabello’s case suggest it may merit a closer look.
It’s no revelation that the Twins seek bullpen help. So do nineteen other teams that fancy themselves postseason contenders. Losing two of three to Yankees to finish a 3-6 homestand exacerbated the need.
Manager Rocco Baldelli’s efforts are noble. But noble efforts sometimes fail. And in this one, baseball’s unrelenting schedule remains the winner and still champion.
Walking along the fairways and among the the large corporate tents at the 3M Open, the company’s footprint seems to be all over the place. And almost every golfer in the field carries some 3M product in his bag — most likely an adhesive keeping their clubs in one piece.
For one weekend every summer, Louis H. Schiff — a 1980 Hamline University law grad and a Broward County judge — teaches a class that melds his two longtime passions: baseball and the law.
It’s hard enough to take over for a popular player like Mauer, whose number will be retired Saturday night. It’s even harder to upgrade the position in the process.
Lynx head coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve acquired Odyssey Sims from L.A. last month in one of the steals of the off-season.
Two months into the season, the Twins own the best record in baseball, a huge lead in the American League Central, and more home runs than any other club. And yet …
St. Thomas Athletic Director Phil Esten said all options are open, from finding another Division III conference to moving up to Division II.